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Astronomer to Study the ‘Extreme Universe’ with International Team

A West Virginia University astronomer is working to locate the origin of fast radio bursts coming from outside the Milky Way Galaxy.
13-Sep-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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With NIH Funding, WVU Grad Student Investigates Neural Circuit’s Development

A West Virginia University graduate student is studying how certain cells affect the development of this part of the brain, and therefore, how they could affect how quickly and accurately the brain processes sounds.
10-Sep-2018 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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WVU Center for Excellence in STEM Education to Help Rural Students Succeed in STEM Careers

WVU is among the first to receive National Science Foundation awards for the INCLUDES Alliances.
6-Sep-2018 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researcher Works to Improve Access to Depression Care in Rural Areas

West Virginia University researcher Robert Bossarte has received a $13.3-million award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to compare three treatment strategies for rural depressed patients: antidepressants alone; antidepressants...
5-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Dermatologist Develops App to Help Medical Students Spot Skin Cancer

Michael Kolodney, who chairs West Virginia University’s Department of Dermatology, has developed a smartphone app to cultivate that intuition in medical students sooner. An initial study suggests that the app, called Skinder, may improve how...
29-Aug-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

WVU professor part of international effort to predict where cholera will strike next

Antar Jutla, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at West Virginia University, is part of a British-led humanitarian team that is working to predict and prevent a major outbreak of cholera in war-torn Yemen.
27-Aug-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Experts says University can help solve state teacher shortage crisis

West Virginia University experts Erin McHenry-Sorber and Matthew Campbell say that WVU can be a key player in solving the teacher shortage crisis, which has several causes including higher salaries and different hiring timelines in bordering states...
22-Aug-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researcher Studies Quick Blood Test to Help Diagnose Blood Clots

Albeir Mousa, a professor of vascular surgery at West Virginia University, has used an innovative, faster method for ruling out DVT in patients before they have an ultrasound. He and his research team found that measuring the level of a specific...
21-Aug-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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